Session 85:
Immigrant Health

Friday, March 30
10:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Wilder
4th floor

Chair: Melonie P. Heron, National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), CDC
Discussant: Felicia LeClere, University of Michigan

  1. Immigration and Generational Trends in Body Mass Index and Obesity in the United States: Results of the National Latino and Asian-American Survey (NLAAS), 2002-2003Lisa M. Bates, Columbia University; Dolores Acevedo-Garcia, Harvard University; Margarita Alegria, Harvard University and Cambridge Health Alliance; Nancy Krieger, Harvard School of Public Health

  2. Social Support, Family Integration, and Health Outcomes of U.S. ImmigrantsBridget K. Gorman, Rice University; Elaine Ecklund, University at Buffalo, State University of New York (SUNY); Holly Heard, Rice University

  3. Stress and Immigrant Health: The Relationship between Time in U.S. and Allostatic Load of ImmigrantsRobert Kaestner, University of Illinois at Chicago

  4. Another Mexican Birthweight Paradox? The Effect of Immigrant Enclaves and Neighborhood Poverty on the Birthweight of Mexican Origin InfantsTheresa L. Osypuk, University of Michigan; Dolores Acevedo-Garcia, Harvard University

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